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Italy was of course the "Cradle of the Renaissance", the first place (it was not a state at that time) to seriously revisit the classical past. The interest began in the 14th century and persisted for several hundreds of years. Most of the photos are from the 14th to 16th centuries. This movement took a long time to spread to other parts of Europe.

ErenCassoneLid

Cassone panel showing The Continence of Scipio. A cassone was a marriage chest containing the dowry of a renaissance woman. 1463 - 1465. V and A Museum, London

ErenCassone2

Cassone with procession. I have had to reconstruct the head area due to a deep shadow. 1430-1460. V and A Museum, London.

Malatestatomb

Effigies from tomb of Marchese Spinetta Malaspina a condottiere (mercenary captain). He wears contemporary clothes but the other figures wear Roman dress. 1430-1435. V and A museum, London

VeniceConsul

Marco Barbarigo Venetian Consul in London. 1449-50. V and A Museum, London

Botticelli1

Fresco by Botticelli. Renaissance woman in red gown given gifts by the three graces. Late 15th century. Louvre Museum, Paris

Botticelli2

Fresco of by Botticelli. This is interesting for the variety of gowns, hairstyles and veils. Late 15th century. Louvre Museum, Paris

GentileFab

Two women one wearing a gown with long dagged sleeves and a grillanda. The other, older, wears a dark gown and covering veil. Gentile da Fabbriano. Early 15th century. Louvre Museum, Paris.

Carpaccio

Eastern dress from St Stephen Preaching by Vittore Carpaccio. Venetians as a trading nation would have been very familiar with overseas styles. late 15th Century. Louvre Museum, Paris.

Ghirland1

Crowd from Resurrection of the boy 1483-85 by Domenico Ghirlandaio in Santa Caterina, Florence.

Ghirland2

Crowd of men from Resurrection of the boy by Domenico Ghirlandaio 1483-5 in Santa Caterina, Florence

Ghirland3

Lorenzo di Medici with the Sassetti family. 1483-5. By Domenico Ghirlandaio in Santa Caterina, Florence

MelozzoDaForli

Pope Sixtus IV refounding the Vatican Library 1471 by Melozzo da Forli. Vatican Museum, Rome

Ghirland4

Group of men probably from the Medici bank in Rome. Fresco by Domenico Ghirlandaio 1481 in Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, Rome.

FuneralPrato

Funeral portrait of citizen. Fifteenth century. Opera del Duomo, Prato

Gozzoli1

St Augustine Departing for Milan by Benozzo Gozzoli. The fresco shows a variety of male clothes of the mid-15th century. San Agostino Church in San Gigmignano

Mitre

Embroidered early 16th century mitre. V and A museum, London

Mitre2

Late 16th century embroidered mitre. V and A Museum, London

Chopines1

A pair of extremely tall chopines from Venice. These originated as way of keeping expensive gowns out of the filth in the streets. Shoe Museum, Romans-sur-Isere, France.

Chopines2

A more normal pair of chopines with embroidery. Venetian. Shoe Museum, Romans-sur-Isere, France.

ErenCassone3

Cassone of about 1460 with a procession of men and musicians. Florence or Siena. V and A Museum, London

ErenCassone4

Marriage or betrothal from cassone c 1460. Florence or Siena. Florence or Siena. V and A Museum, London

Italsilk

A piece of Italian silk in red and yellow. 16th century. V and A Museum, Lonodn.

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